MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A69
MotherboardMSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170809
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 18:24
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 95.5
1-Core 108
2-Core 201
81% 135 Pts
4-Core 317
8-Core 608
57% 462 Pts
64-Core 619
42% 619 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
Gigabyte(1458 376B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
126% Outstanding
Lighting 151
Reflection 235
Parallax 164
122% 183 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 170
Splatting 119
132% 139 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 126%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue SATA M.2 250GB-$50
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 142 135 87 102 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 362
Write 211
Mixed 275
SusWrite 122
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 31.8
96% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 133
134% 224 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
440GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 168 171 170 168 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 178
Mixed 110
SusWrite 170
116% 158 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
234% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 37.5
MC Mixed 27.3
96% 33.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 34.3
SC Mixed 25.9
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) Builds (Compare 754 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z270M MORTAR (MS-7A69) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $991
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